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Old 04-05-2017, 11:30 AM   #31
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The American way seems to be lusting after that shiny new thing. Some equate acquiring them as a measure of their success in life. But after the check is signed it's off to the next thing that will surely make them happy this time. I've never bought into that and never will.
Not sure I would go that far. Hey, I like new things as well as the next person. I generally buy new cars even though they depreciate like hell. The reason is that I depend on them to get me from point A to point B safely without leaving me stranded somewhere in the middle. And when I do buy a new vehicle, I tend to keep it for a long time and actively maintain myself. And I can see the appeal about buying a new travel trailer, especially if you can not do a lot of the upkeep and fixes that a used trailer requires. To many, buying new does give peace of mind that issues will eventually be fixed.
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Old 04-05-2017, 12:46 PM   #32
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Billy, glad to hear your troubles are being (somewhat) addressed. Sounds like you have a good service facility there. Maybe they can help with some of your pain.

I'm not gittin' any younger and maintenance is not as easy as it used to be. But, I kinda enjoy tinkering and as long as I can I will. Depreciation is the main reason I like to buy gently used.
Our '94 GMC van, for instance, has over 316,000 miles and it'll go anywhere a new one will go.
Our '05 FunFinder has had a lot of work done to it from top to bottom, a new roof to a new axle. But I now know what it's made of. I wouldn't know what's behind the walls of a new rig.

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Billy, it was awful reading through your list of workmanship problems but I'm glad you are happy with your rig and enjoying it anyway. As you may know, we are in the process of "fixing" up a 20+ year old rig. I am going to attempt to share a photo of something we discovered in it. It was a real "scratch your head moment" when we saw it. We'll be correcting this. LOL!!! Oh, and the pink flowered wall covering will be gone as well.

http://www.funfinderclub.com/forums/...icture567.html
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Hey, Mich...tried your link and it said invalid!
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Hey, Mich...tried your link and it said invalid!
Weird. It takes me to the photo. Hmm. Just go to my gallery?
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Tried looking for your gallery and it's not there. Tried your link again with no luck��
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Tried looking for your gallery and it's not there. Tried your link again with no luck��
I see my album below everyone else's. But I don't see it up in the group with everyone else. Maybe because no Funfinder picture in it.
Weird.

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Use Photobucket and paste the url into the posting.
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Use Photobucket and paste the url into the posting.
Been through this before. I use my iPhone and I can't do links in messages. But the one above should work. It does for me. It links to my album on here. I put my photos (over 20,000 of them) on Flickr. I can't post picture urls from there on here either.
And all of my links above work for me. The album is public.
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I would have to agree with Billy on the quality control. I bought my 280QBS new last year for under $19k and I am still a little upset with the purchase. A few things I fixed myself and front led's burnt out before acceptance. I didn't even have dealer replace those for fear of them missing it up. To replace you have to pull the front nose cap to get to the wiring, not what I wanted them to do to a new camper over a couple of burnt out lights in an led strip. Quality control is definitely lacking in these things.
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